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CABIN to To CALK, or CAULK

CALL to CANNON

CANNON to CANOE

CANOE to To rig the CAPSTERN

Surge the CAPSTERN to CARPENTER of a ship

CARTEL to CATS-PAW

CAULKING to CHANNEL

CHANNELS to CHEARLY
CHANNELS
CHAPELING a ship
CHARGE of a cannon
CHART
CHARTER-PARTY
CHASE
Bow CHASE
Stern CHASE
CHASING
CHEARLY

CHEEKS of the mast to CLINCH

CLINCHER-WORK to COASTING-PILOT

COAT to COLLIERS

COLOURS to COMPASS

COMPASSING to COVE

COUNTER to CRAWL

CREEPER to CROW-FOOT

CROWNING to CUT-WATER


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CHAPELING a ship

CHAPELING a ship, (faire chapelle, Fr.) the act of turning her round in a light breeze of wind when she is close-hauled, so as that she will lie the same way the did before. This is commonly occasioned by the negligence of the steersman, or by a sudden change of the wind.


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